Project Stories

Mitten Madness

In a way, I feel like this will be an ongoing project, akin to the Great Laundry Project of 2007. Which is still ongoing. Funny thing, laundry, it never seems to end. But I digress. Like the Great Scarf Project of 2009, when, on Thanksgiving Day, I decided to crochet scarves for each person on… Read More Mitten Madness

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My First Cardigan

 I started this project as a Marian shrug on size 8 needles, but had to frog it completely and replace it with size 7 to get a better fabric. Sometime after I had finished almost the entire piece I realized that I really did not want a shrug. What I really wanted was a cardigan. So… Read More My First Cardigan

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Mall People…

  I am sitting in the mall, in a cluster of four chairs. Three other people are sitting staring at their phones. I am knitting a cardigan. Guess who’s getting weird looks??! It is a sad thing indeed.      Share this:

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My First Sweater!

I’ve had this project queued for a long time, waiting for a combination of the perfect yarn (which I found at Maryland Sheep & Wool this year specifically for it) and the bravery to attempt a sweater. This is my first sweater, and I must say I couldn’t have picked a better pattern to work… Read More My First Sweater!

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A Tale of Hops & Horror – the tragic tale of a Mother’s Day present gone wrong. 

I originally wrote this post for my Ravelry project page – but wanted to share it because (1) it is HILARIOUS and (2) its an excellent example of the kind of “Project Stories” you can expect from me going foward. ~Enjoy Made for Momma, Mother’s Day 2013. So I have a story to tell with… Read More A Tale of Hops & Horror – the tragic tale of a Mother’s Day present gone wrong.